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Opening Arguments

Our sins are multiplying

Told you so:

WINDSOR, N.J. (CBS) ? The sputtering economy has caused an increase in prices of many staples including gasoline, rice, ice cream, even beer. Now some lawmakers in New Jersey are considering taking food taxes a step further and install a proverbial "sin" tax on fast food.

Yes, the idea of marking up your favorite fast food burger or pack of fries is actually being tossed around, and it's not settling well with many residents.


A J Bogle
Thu, 05/01/2008 - 8:47am

We already have a higher resturant tax than the sales tax in Ft Wayne

remember the "temporary" food & beverage tax that just keeps going and going

Bob G.
Thu, 05/01/2008 - 9:29am

Temporary doesn't even begin to explain that...
And they didn't even provide any Preparation H for that.